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How Much Does Office Cleaning Cost?

 
low costLow: Starts $20-$30 Per Visitaverage costMedium: Basic Service Runs $100-$200 a Month; Daily Service Runs Around $500-$700 a Monthhigh costHigh: Larger Offices Can Run $800-$2,000 a Month
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Depending on your needs and budget, business janitorial services can vary widely, from emptying the trash and vacuuming weekly or even monthly, to a thorough daily cleaning including mopping and waxing the floors and disinfecting the restrooms.

Typical costs:

  • Costs vary considerably depending on how much you want done and how often, and pricing is not at all clear-cut -- it depends a great deal on the company. Many cleaning companies will charge a flat rate for smaller jobs. Emptying the trash and light cleaning (vacuuming and dusting) in an extremely small office starts around $20-$30 per visit and goes up depending on office size, the number of restrooms and the type and amount of cleaning requested. An office with just a few employees may only need basic service[1] once or twice a week for about $100-$200 per month, while the cost for daily trash pickup and simple vacuuming at a typical small business (2-3 offices, and maybe a break/conference room) can run $500-$700 or more a month.
  • Larger jobs or those that require more specialized cleaning or more frequent service are usually charged anywhere from 5 cents - 55 cents per square foot. Most companies charge separately for labor-intensive special services such as stripping and waxing floors 25 cents - 50 cents a square foot), carpet cleaning ($20-$40 an hour), and cleaning microwaves or refrigerators ($10-$35 per appliance). Generally the larger the office, the lower the cost per square foot. Basic nightly janitorial service for a 20,000-square-foot office in a major city can run 5 cents - 10 cents per square foot or $2,000-$4,000 a month. Similar service for a typical 6-room, 2,000-square-foot office with a bathroom and a kitchenette in a less urban area might cost 10 cents - 55 cents per square foot or around $800-$2,000 a month. Medical or health care facilities require specialized cleaning and are usually at the higher end of the price range -- and may be billed on an hourly basis rather than per square foot.
What should be included:
  • Cleaning is usually done at night, while your business is closed. Common daily duties include disposing of trash, vacuuming and mopping common walkways, cleaning and dusting desktops, and cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms, including maintaining bathroom supplies. Additional tasks (which are not necessarily done daily) can include carpet and upholstery cleaning, dusting ceilings and light fixtures, and general maintenance tasks such as replacing burnt-out light bulbs. Baltimore.BizJournalsDirectory.com provides an overview.
  • Generally a cleaning company representative will need to tour your office or store before quoting a monthly price, as the types and conditions of surfaces affects the time it will take to clean them. The main factors for estimating the cost of janitorial service are frequency of cleaning; the age and condition of the premises; overall square footage; and special considerations such as heavy traffic areas, elevators or unusual cleaning requests. EzineArticles.com explains how costs are estimated[2] from the perspective of the owner of a janitorial service.
Discounts:
  • Many multi-tenant buildings offer janitorial services, either for an extra charge or included in the rent. Before hiring an outside janitorial service, check to see what might already be available in your building.
  • Most janitorial services use their own cleaning supplies. If you're providing the cleaning supplies, be sure to let them know that in advance so they don't bill you for supplies.
Shopping for office cleaning:
  • Before getting estimates, draw up a list of the tasks you absolutely need to have done and another list of options you'd like to have done, then set a tentative budget for janitorial services. Have the lists handy when interviewing potential cleaning companies. Ask nearby business owners which cleaning company they use, and if they're satisfied with the service provided. Or search for members of the International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association[3] or, for larger buildings, the Building Service Contractors Association International.
  • Get at least three estimates. Ask about the type of equipment and materials (some use environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies); who will do the work and what sort of supervision will be provided, if any; whether you're required to sign a long-term contract (1-3 years); and how soon the cleaning service can begin. Require proof that the company is properly licensed and bonded, and ask how the employees are screened -- this is important as the cleaning employees will be inside your business at night, as thefts can occur.
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OFFICE CLEANING
Amount: $350.00 Per Month
Posted by: Sonia D in LAKE JACKSON, TX.Posted: August 16th, 2015 02:08PM
Office Sq Ft: 2800Frequency: 6 TIMES A WEEK
TRASH COLLECTION DAILY, MOP DAILY, CLEAN CHAIRS AND EXAM TABLES WITH ANTI-INFECTIVE DAILY. CLEAN ALL THE AREAS WEEKLY- PHONES, KEYBOARDS, CABINETS ETC. BASICALLY MAKE SURE OFFICE LOOKS CLEAN. HONESTY IS MOST WELCOME.
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Maid In Heaven Cleaning
Amount: $300.00 Per Month
Posted by: jess1965 in allentown, PA.Posted: August 11th, 2015 02:08PM
Office Sq Ft: Frequency: bi weekly
They are very professional. Cleaning is always done to my liking and if ever I have an issue they always work with me. Best I've had so far.
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Truck stop cleaning
Amount: $900.00 Per Month
Posted by: Building cleaning in Detroit, MI.Posted: July 24th, 2015 02:07PM
Office Sq Ft: 7020Frequency: 5x per week
I have a pending job for our services to clean a truck stop five times a week. Details include sweeping, mopping, sanitizing floors. As well as removing trash, cleaning restrooms, filling paper products, and cleaning break rooms. Is 900 a month too low of an offer for the amount of work needed five times a week for the size of the building?
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Urgent Clean
Amount: $1,080.00 Per Month
Posted by: Perimeter Clinic in Atlanta, GA.Posted: July 15th, 2015 12:07PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 7x a week
Very detailed husband and wife team! Floors are always shining and build up from previous years was removed within the first couple of weeks! Luv this crew! Winston is the husbands name 678-622-8102
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White Glove Cleaning & Detailing/Repai
Amount: $750.00 Per Month
Posted by: edwingonzales1@live.com in sugar land, TX.Posted: July 11th, 2015 09:07AM
Office Sq Ft: 270850Frequency: monyhly
Jackeline Smith from White Glove Cleaning & Detailing/Repair comes to my house to do the cleaning and i only prefered her to do it. she does an excellent job. i tried so many companies and no one have done it like her. i am very happy with her. i have left checks, money order, jewelry visible and nothing has been missed (never). i highly recommend her company. her direct telephone number is 310-847-0188 or 832-433-4583
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Help with City office building bid ?.
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: big m in Cookeville, TN.Posted: July 11th, 2015 08:07AM
Office Sq Ft: 10,000Frequency: 2 Days per week
placing a bid on 10,000 + sf office with 68 office 8 bathrooms 3 two stall, 2 conference rooms all cleaned weekly, trash 2timses per week 29 windows once per month and a kitchen, mailroom, and copy room. With about 75% wood lament 20% carpet 5% other. Around 60 employees. They furnish all equ.& supplies. I was thinking around .095 per square foot am I off base?
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Office cleaning
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Patricia Yarnell in Overland Park, KS.Posted: June 30th, 2015 03:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 2 times a week
I hired Skilled Hands Cleaning Service to clean our office on Wednesdays and Fridays and haven't fretted since! Very detail oriented and thorough. I highly recommend this service. This was recently in 2015
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Cleaning By Felicia & Associates/Office Cleaning
Amount: $1,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: Dr.Tripathy in Webster, TX.Posted: June 25th, 2015 07:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 2x
Small company that do an amazing job. Detail oriented, dependable, reliable & trustworthy. Clean small to medium office only. General office cleaning at its finest. They also, provinde personal concierge services. Serving the Greater Clear Lake & surrounding areas. Reasonable rates.. Give them a call 713-585-1744 or email cleaningbyfelicia@yahoo.com
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Tough Staff Corp
Amount: $980.00 Per Month
Posted by: L. More in Miami, FL.Posted: June 11th, 2015 08:06PM
Office Sq Ft: 5600Frequency: 4 days a week
I highly recommend their services, they are reliable,they pay attention to details, they are always willing to go the extra mile for us here at office. Cost includes basic cleaning of 2 Big Bathrooms, a waiting área, reception,and 3 big offices. Their pone#305-9882837
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CLEANING
Amount: $1,500.00 Per Month
Posted by: Mrs cross in Charlotte, NC.Posted: May 28th, 2015 03:05PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency: 5 X WEEK
CLEANING DONE AT THE VERY BEST, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND PROMPT,KEEP IMPRESSING US!
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I have a cleaning company my home and office
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Streamside in Rochester, NY.Posted: May 21st, 2015 01:05PM
Office Sq Ft: 580Frequency: weekly
I have a company which does a such a great job in my office, that I also have them clean my home. The owner's name is Will and the business name is Clean Slate Cleaning. Will and his team are always punctual and thorough. I couldn't be happier.
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Office cleaning
Amount: $0.00 Per Month
Posted by: Sunburst Commercial Cleaning in Oklahoma City, OK.Posted: May 16th, 2015 04:05AM
Office Sq Ft: 17,000 sq ftFrequency: 2x a week 3 people
What to charge? First building. Dusting, tile & porcelain floors, 5 bathrooms, lg kitchen, 2 refrigerators, 10 offices, lg library, conf rm.
please Help
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Cleaning Medical building
Amount: $980.00 Per Month
Posted by: castro in chandler, AZ.Posted: May 5th, 2015 11:05PM
Office Sq Ft: 8300Frequency: 5xweek
I'm cleaning a medical building with a big waiting area reception room and like 20room. Should I charge more.
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DR. Office Cleaning
Amount: $980.00 Per Month
Posted by: valdez in Chandler, AZ.Posted: April 25th, 2015 05:04PM
Office Sq Ft: 8300Frequency: 5xweek
Is it to little to charge for an office this big its all tile and have to sweep and mop daily. along with dusting and removing finger marks from each door and cabinet.
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going to offer to clean the office I work in.
Amount: $150.00 Per Month
Posted by: AmandaG in roanoke, VA.Posted: April 19th, 2015 06:04PM
Office Sq Ft: aprox 1,800Frequency: twice a month
I'm thinking about offering up myself to my boss to clean the office I work in After hours. He recently got rid of the cleaning company because we suspected theft. The office really needs cared for & us employees dont have time during office hours but when we do I'm usually the one doing it anyways. Thinking about offering him 2 times a month. 2 bathrooms, kitchen, meeting room and several offices, dusting and vacuum. Office has 8-11 employees and the owners dog who sheds everywhere. Need suggestions on what to charge.
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ziglar office cleaning
Amount: $2,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: Monica ziglar in Covington, GA.Posted: March 21st, 2015 04:03AM
Office Sq Ft: 2700Frequency: 4 times week
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cleaning
Amount: $600.00 Per Month
Posted by: a user in Miami, FL.Posted: March 17th, 2015 10:03AM
Office Sq Ft: 7000Frequency: 5 week
basic cleaning
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Back2clean LLC
Amount: $1,000.00 Per Month
Posted by: Djohn in Orlando, FL.Posted: March 16th, 2015 10:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 2,000Frequency: 5x a week
This company has been cleaning our warehouses close to a year. I'm satified with their services. Dust every time, disinfect bathrooms all surfaces and door knobs, bathrooms are left sanitize a clean to perfection with great detail. They polish our desk each time. Eating area always taking care of appliances included. Outstanding job!
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SPARKLE HOME & OFFICE CLEANING
Amount: $130.00 Per Month
Posted by: DZUMBA2167@GMAIL.COM in FLORENCE, KY.Posted: March 4th, 2015 02:03PM
Office Sq Ft: 1600Frequency: 2 X MONTHLY
WE HAVE A 3 BDRM 2 BATH HOME AND THIS COMPANY IS FAMILY OWNED THEY CAME IN AND DID THE BEST CLEANING IVE EVER HAD AND VERY AFFORDABLE FOR THIS AREA IF YOU NEED GREAT CLEANING DONE RIGHT BY TRUSTWORTHY PEOPLE WHO CARE ABOUT THEIRE CUSTOMERS CALL SPARKLE AND ASK FOR DEBRA SHE IS GREAT! 859-992-3251
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Gina Cleaning Service LLC
Amount: $700.00 Per Month
Posted by: Carmen Westfield in Tampa, FL.Posted: February 25th, 2015 01:02PM
Office Sq Ft: 2000Frequency:
We are a pediatric office and have used Gina Cleaning for 2 years. Gina cleans our home as well. Gina and Ruben do a great job my office is so clean. From windows, floors , bathrooms and even keeping the front of my office spotless as they powerwash every 2 months the front and sidewalk of our office. If you are looking for great cleaners in the Tampa Bay Area use this crew they are affordable and do a great job. Gina number is 813 447 7140
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Exquisite Cleaning Services
Amount: $400.00 Per Month
Posted by: Emily Jones in Downers Grove, IL.Posted: February 15th, 2015 08:02AM
Office Sq Ft: 1500Frequency: Twice a month
Exquisite Cleaning Services is immaculate! They are very dependable, cost effective and personable. The owner Shawnte calls monthly for a follow up thank you and always to see if we need anything else in the office serviced or touched up. They are the best we have had so far.
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Is this a fair pricing?
Amount: $160.00 Per Month
Posted by: Juan Carlos in plano, TX.Posted: February 13th, 2015 09:02AM
Office Sq Ft: 2900Frequency: 2X MONTH
This is a new vision medical office with machines,2 bathrooms, 7 exam rooms, 3 office rooms and a decent size lobby.
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auto dealer building
Amount: $3,050.00 Per Month
Posted by: Sal M. in Van Nuys, CA.Posted: February 11th, 2015 03:02PM
Office Sq Ft: 7500Frequency: 6 times a week
I am looking for someone to help me price this job. This is my first job alone not working for anyone else but my family and myself.
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Epic Janitorial LLC
Amount: $875.00 Per Month
Posted by: Cheryl P. in portland, OR.Posted: February 9th, 2015 09:02PM
Office Sq Ft: 19000Frequency: weekly
We have an older church that Epic Janitorial cleans for us. They come once a week and get done twice as much as the company we used before them did.
I've been very happy with the level of service they have provided in the year we've been with them.
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